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[QUOTE="Diamondback 2/2, post: 30757, member: 157"] Basic outline of training would be as followed: SAMG 2 weeks (Each weapon taught to TM/ FM standards) All students would be given Go/ NoGo testing to perform each task to TM/FM standards. Broken down over three attempts (pretest, test, retest) 1. Safety 2. Characteristics 3. Nomenclature 4. Disassembly/ PMCS/ Cleaning/ Reassembly 5. Functions check 6. Proper clearing 7. Load/ Unload/ Correct stoppages 8. Sights adjustment/ zeroing. 9. Range operations and procedures. 10. Fundamentals of marksmanship. 11. Expert Qualification (3 attempts) 12. Students teach backs. Again this done for each weapon system M9 through MK19 SDM 1-week (Taught to cover advanced marksmanship SDM portion of Rifle FM) Two days classroom, three days range. 1. Army SDM concepts (not a sniper, a member of a rifle squad) 2. Explanation of MOA and how it’s used in marksmanship. 3. Basic trajectory for M16A4 using M855 (green tip) and MK262 Mod 1 (77gr) 4. Concepts and understanding of trajectory while firing at an angle (slope dope) (untested) 5. Adjustments for elevation (bullet drop compensations) using Iron sights and ACOG TA31F optic. 6. Reading and understanding wind, apply adjustment for wind (sights and aim point hold off) Using the look, feel, surrounding’s and mirage. Clock method ¼ ½ and full value. (Untested) 7. Basic target detection techniques. (Untested) 8. Maintaining proper data, data book input. (Tested) 9. Range estimation with use of bino/ ACOG. (Tested 6 out of 6 ranging from 100 to 600 meters + or – 50 meters) 10. Firing from 100 to 500 meters, getting zeros, applying wind/ elevation adjustments. 11. Qualification course. (3 hits out of 4 shots per firing line. 60 sec time limit per firing line) § 100 standing § 200 kneeling § 300 sitting § 400 unsupported prone § 500 supported prone Students will be given three attempts to pass all tests (pretest, test, retest) APRM 1-week (Pushing the fundamentals) 1 day classroom instruction and two days range per weapon. 1. In-depth sight alignment instruction. 2. In-depth trigger control instruction. 3. Bulls-eye slow fire at 50 meters with pistol. 4. Bulls-eye slow fire at 300 meters with rifle. 5. Ball and dummy drills. 6. Call your shot drills. KD will set at qualification for rifle and APQC for pistol, with expert passing score using point system. TRP 2-days (covering more practical shooting) all hands on while on firing line. 1. 4 point draws from holster. 2. Rapped and tactical reloading. 3. Front sight press. 4. Dummy induced stoppages. 5. Fighting out of an attack. 6. Moving while shooting. (forward, backwards and lateral) 7. Controlled pair (index card) 8. Tactical positions (supine, kneeling, rolled over prone) 9. Transitions from primary to secondary. 10. PT stress induced firing. Qualification § 4 shots at 3 yards in 10 sec. (from the holster standing) § 4 shots at 7 yards in 12 sec. (from the holster standing) § 4 shots at 10 yards in 15 sec. (from the holster supine) § 4 shots at 15 yards in 25 sec. (from the holster kneeling) § 4 shots at 25 yards in 20 sec. (from the holster rolled over prone) All hits must be on an 8 by 11” sheet of paper (chest) for pistol. All hits must be on a 3 by 5” index card (chest) for rifle. (Excluding drawing from the holster) [/QUOTE]
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